Like a diminutive Doctor Dolittle, young Evie can talk to the animals. It’s a habit that has landed her in trouble before but when an alarming number of animals start to go missing, Evie realises that she is the only one who can solve the mystery. Another winning children’s tale from the delightful Matt Haig.
Evie is a little girl with a special talent. She can talk to animals. But when she rescues the school rabbit Gerald, and sets him free, Evie lands in big trouble.
She promises her dad never to talk to animals again. For a whole year, Evie ignores them all. She doesn't chat to the birds and dogs. She even ignores a little, silver tabby cat who miaows: 'Help me! Help me!'.
But when Evie sees the same silver kitten on a missing poster, she secretly starts using her magical gift again.
Soon she discovers that this cat isn't the only animal to have gone missing in town. And if Evie won't find them, who will?
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 347 g
Dimensions: 204 x 138 x 26 mm
Praise for Matt Haig's Children's Books:
'Absolutely brilliant' - CBBC
'Full of heart and humour' - The Daily Express
'A lovely, warm, enveloping seasonal read; - The Guardian
'Touching, funny and packed with memorable characters' - Sunday Mail
'A glorious mix of fairytale, folklore and fun' - Francesca Simon
'Terrific... An instant classic' - The Guardian
'Full of wonderful characters' - The Daily Mail
'Charming' - The Mail on Sunday
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